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Caribou Targhee Warns of Avalanche Danger

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Recent storms have provided enough new snow to get outdoor recreation enthusiasts excited about being in the backcountry. However, with the new snow accumulations, Caribou-Targhee National Forest points out that their avalanche forecast office is also concerned that the avalanche potential has increased. Spokesman Lynn Ballard urges those heading out to check their local avalanche forecasts before going out, and remember to evaluate the site-specific snow-pack conditions before riding/skiing a slope or area. Avalanche danger is currently “HIGH” on the north end of the forest in the Island Park/West Yellowstone area.

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